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a program note. >> that's probably true. >> we've catch you up. the united states is scheduled to turn over responsibility for security in afghanistan to the afghan goff in 2014, at that point we will withdraw our combat troops, leave a smaller force of americans, if i understand our poile, in afghanistan for training purposes. it seems to me the key question here is, what do you do if the deadline arrives and it is obvious the afghans are unable to handle their security? do we still leave? and i believe governor romney, you go first. >> we're going to be finished by 2014. and when i'm president we'll make sure we bring our troops out by the end of 2014. the commanders and the generals there are on track to do so. we've seen progress over the past several years. the surge has been successful and the training program is preceding a pace. there are now a large number of afghan security forces, 350,000, that are ready to step in, to provide security and we're going to be able to make that transition by the end of 2014. soure troops will come home at that point. i can't tell you at the same ti
their second time to the united states...and these afghan professors are enjoying the simple things in life. nat sound: "white mocha" simple things like drinking coffee...taking pictures... walking around san jose state's campus...and learning about modern journalism. they say it's a different picture than back home where journalists fear for their lives. ahamd zia ferozpur, a journalism lecturer at balkh university, says he's suprised at all the possibilites for students. (ahmad zia ferozpur/journalism lecturer at balkh university): "there are a lot of opportunities for students. they practice their journalism skills and they have radio, television, newspapers, and they have websites." the editor in chief of an afghan magazine says students in afghanistan face extreme lack of materials, like computers or even books. one of the other challenges is for afghan women--who sit on a different side of the room as men--wanting to go into journalism proffessions. in afghan society men and women are separated. in journalism school men and women sit on opposite sides of the classroom. (diane guerrazz
in the united states. the orphanage where she decided she was adoed from, she decided to go back. she reached out and when they found out about her story he activity helped her find her family. this is the moment where for the first time she sees her family again. >> see my family? these are my mother and my father and my brothers and sisters. >> how old was she when kidnapped? >> 4 years old when kidnapped. >> that's old enough to have some memories. >> she was very aware. apparently had a little argument with her brother and he walked away, and that's when she was kidnapped. so this moment when she's reunited with her brother has special meaning for her, because he was the last person that she saw before she was kidnapped. >> via skype right this minute, nicole and her daughter jordan. >> what was this moment like? >> i dreamed about it for so long. to actually have it actually happen, it was surreal. >> do you remember being kidnapped? >> i do. the woman was very nice to me. why are you crying? i said because my brother's left me. those words haunted me all of these years. i thought, did s
retardant pants is accused of carrying weapons and other suspicious objects into the united states. wan harris was arrested on friday and appeared in court briefly today. they found a smoke grenade, a gas mask, knives and a hatchet in his luggage. he was picked up after he returned to the united states from japan. he is an american citizen. >>> the driver of an suv speeds through a crosswalk and hits three people and one of the victims is being called a hero for what she did to save a child. >>> former penn state coach jerry sandusky and sentenced for molestation charges you will hear what an area man who has >>> back now to developing news and the city hall vote on whether suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi will get to keep his job. heather holmes is back with us with an indication of how that vote will go. >> reporter: it will appear that ross mirkarimi will be able to keep his job after all. just moments ago a third supervisor, supervisor john avalos said that he tonight will be voting to reject the ethics commission to remove mirkarimi. that means there are simply not enough votes to
-s census bureau says latinos make up one of six residents in the united states. so with the election day less then two weeks away... will the latino vote have an impact (?) update news' pedro garcia shows us the last minute push to register latinos to vote. ">>>on the corner of story and king in east san jose...a group that advocates for immigrant rights...siren attempted to get latinos registered to vote. jeremy barousse/ siren "we are out here registering voters. it's the last day to register to vote in the state of california, so we've just launching this massive outreach to get those last minute immigrants who are out here who want to register to vote." in the united states, there are more than 21 million eligible latino voters. about 11 million of them are registered to vote. 6 and a half million voted in the previous election. political activist omar torres says every voice counts. omar torres/political activist "it's extremely important that we go out there and vote because our vote is important you know some of our family members came into this country to find a better life and w
campaign is on track to raise $1 billion. the first for any candidate in the united states. >> people have been waiting a long time for a farm bill. and the president has to exert the kind of presidential leadership it takes to get the house and the senate actually pass a farm bill. >> mitt romney campaigned in iowa. both candidates are expected to take time off over the weekend before the second presidential debate. >>> president clinton campaigned for two democratic candidates. >> we have on the stage four people that believe for many different reasons that a country of we're all in this together works way better than a country of you're on your own. >> reporter: mr. clinton was in northern california to boost support for john gerimendi and mcnerney. who is also gearing votes for hernandez. >>> in some parts of our state people are already casting early ballots. if you're interested on voting by mail applications can be submitted through october 30th. if you still need to register the deadline to do so is october 22nd. >>> details of the plan were outlined today at a conference. the plan
, representative barbara lee out of oakland and the lib yan ambassador to the united states. organizers plan for a thousand guests at city hall. the service came together over the last couple of weeks. steven's family approached the rest of the mayor's office of protocol about holding this event in the city. >> this is a sea of government and, you know, he did serve our government. >> christopher stevens was a participant, a full, strong, effective participant in his beloved democracy. >> he talked with the people. he meet with the people. he knows their suffering. >> we also heard tonight from retired u.s. ambassador thomas. he knew and worked with am bos dar stevens. he's also heading up a pnl investigating steven's death in libya. >> we're not in a position to xhernt about that because we're in the middle of that investigation so that's continuing on. >> we're told by the mayor's office that the event tonight was paid for by steven's family and private donations with city workers donating their time. another memorial ceremony on the east coast is also planned for the near future. reportin
romney, the next president of the united states. >> mitt romney stayed out of the spotlight today but his running mate paul ryan was on the campaign trail in florida. ryan repeated republican's concerns about the effect of recent healthcare measures and promised again to repeal it. >>> organizers today more than 19 million people around the wrorld registered for the event. >>> in san francisco the drill started at 10:18 this morning. students at drew elementary were joined by san francisco mayor, fire chief and police chief greg suhr. drop covered and held on during the drill to help prepare themselves for the next big earthquake. >> in case anything happens, got to have some preparation, got to be ready for things. that's why we do these drills. we want to practice, practice, and practice. >> stopped its training for one minute as part of the exercise. spokesman for the usds said today's drill was the largest disaster preparedness exercise in history. >>> after almost 80 years in print, news week magazine today announced plans to go all digital next year. publisher gee na brown says news
the eastern united states and the after math. the eye of sandy made land fall yesterday right at atlantic city, new jersey, one of the hardest-hit states. craig, tell us first about the swieth right where you are. >> gasia, good evening. we're in new jersey right outside of atlantic city. the roads going into atlantic city are closed still tonight. the state police are blocking the roads. families that come by want to go back into atlantic city to check out for homes being turned around, told to come back tomorrow. that's not signature well with some people who want to just know what they're going to be going home to. they have no idea how much damage if they have damage or if there is a home there. one gentleman, in fact, can't get back to his home, can't get a hotel because the casinos you see behind me have booked most of the hotel rooms. he actually rented a hundred-haul trucks and sleeping in his truck until he can get back into his home hopefully some time tomorrow. there's some 2.5 million people around the state without power, about 80,000 just in this general area, gasia, and the temp
's legal. >> the consummation will take place in an airplane flying from australia to the united states, so they can circumvent prostitution laws. if you're the winning bidder, you have to go through an std tes test, and wearing a condom is compulsory. as of monday night, the highest bid was $190,000. alex is not doing as well. >> women aren't exactly jumping on the opportunity of having sex with a virgin. >> i'm a virgin, and now i'm 20 years old. i'm not ashamed of this anymore. >> that's really awkward. >> are you sure we're not getting dooped here? >> this could be a grand hoax, but they claim it's for real. >> this is sick on so many levels. >> you knock two things out though. you lose your virginity and join the mile high club. >>> if there's one thing we've learned on the show from watching so many videos, it's that if they're around, be quiet. this video is spreading all over the internet. this bear came for a little visit at the home of these people. not the bear you would want to mess with. >> no, no, no. >> the bear you just want to let do his thing. >> but they're getting closer
are actually from outside of the united states. ceo mark zuckerberg announced the milestone. it took the social media giant six years to hit the 500 million user mark and barely two years to double that. but only 166 million out of the billion users are from the united states. >>> and a reminder get ktvu news to go download the ktvu app. click on the live icon and you can watch all of our newscasts live on your mobile device. >> a very happy reunion today between one south bay girl and her puppy. the dog's four day ordeal after a burglary on monday. >> an i'm back here in just a few moments. the fog hasn't gone away. but that doesn't >>> new video tonight of a deadly crash in sonoma county. it happened at 8:10 on or that would drive -- in sonoma. it's not clear who was driving the motorcycle and the cause of the crash is still under investigation. >>> four california facilities have received shipments of steroid injections linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak. the alameda health department told ktvu the medicine was shipped to facilities in los angeles, and mendocino county. so far there are
built bridges between the united states and the world. >> chris, thank you. >> reporter: john christopher stevens the first u.s. ambassador killed in the line of duty in 33 years. just 52, stevens died in what's now called a terrorist act in libya on september 11th. libya's ambassador apologized for not protecting one of america's best. >> we lost a friend. we lost a supporter and a hero. >> reporter: retired diplomat tom pickerring mentored stevens. >> they still make them like they used to. >> reporter: pickerring now heads the investigation into the killing of stevens and three other americans. stevens parents told me today's gathering was a celebration of how their son lived. not how he died. >> it's not important who your mother is only and not just important who your father is. it's very important who your big brother is. we had the very best. >> reporter: those who knew and loved him best described a little boy who loved life and rarely stopped smiling. >> so my big brother, my best friend, i'll see you next time. >> reporter: so ended this celebration of the life of a
if you're trying to fly in and out of any of the major hubs out of the united states in the next few hours and into the united states. we'll see you back here in a little bit. >>> despite the extensive damage from sandy the new york stock exchange is set to reopen tomorrow. right now workers are running through an extensive testing of the stock exchange systems in the home that they can flush out any problems. the stock exchange was closed yesterday and today due to that storm. the last time weather closed the stock exchange for two consecutive day was 1888. >>> air travel to the east coast is slowly resuming following the cancellation of 16,000 flights in recent dayings. the stormy weather stranded hundreds of thousands of travelers. laguardia won't reopen for some time due to excessive flooding there. and sfo we talked with travelers who have been rerouted. >> the flight was from hong kong to new york, that was rerouted so i took a flight out to san francisco. >> los angeles, san francisco, chicago then london. >> reporter: elsewhere passengers are now able to get to reagan and was
. big changes are ahead for students at san jose state that were planning on taking excessive units in the coming semester. briana villalobos is live on campus to tell us about a new unit cap that will be implemented at sjsu next semester. briana? the administration is saying that the unit cap for undergraduate students is needed in order to predict how much faculty will be needed for the 2013 spring semester. ">>>only graduating seniors with graduation applications on file before december 12 1012 will be able to petition for excess units. "people are not going to be able to graduate in a timely fashion." music education coordinator dr. diana hollinger explains how the unit cap will put many students in jeopardy. "it reeked havoc on us as a major. for music because our degrees most all of them are one hundred and thirty two units instead of one hundred and twenty. which means to graduate in four years you have to take sixteen to seventeen units a semester." students are wondering how they will be able to graduate in a timely fashion since they need other classes outside of their maj
in cars throughout the united states. they warn the bags can fail to activate or explode rather than inflate. in california the installation of counterfeit air bags is considered a criminal offense. >>> industry analysts say that problems at the chevron richmond refinery may keep gas prices high even longer than expected. the refinery closed in august after a huge fire. chevron now says the taj from that explosion will leave the facility at reduced capacity through the end of the year keeping sup ply tight. analysts say refinery production is to blame for california gas prices nearing $5 a gallon over this past week. >>> chevron's morning weight on the dow suffer add near 1% decline shedding 128 points. nasdaq lost 13. this was also the s & p 500th fourth straight losing session. >>> san francisco's first target opened today and it's built specifically to accommodate city shoppers. the new store is about 25% smaller than normal target stores and it's tailored to city life by featuring items sold in smaller packages and smaller shopping carts. >> we found that the guests in our urban
. the centers for disease control says there are no confirmed cases here in the united states yet. costco says it pulled its supplies yesterday when it got word of the possible contamination. the big box store says it will contact members who bought that product. >>> american air lines says it now knows why the passenger seats on two of its planes came lose. we first told you about the problem last night. the clamp of the seats was improperly installed. the problem has cropped up in recent days on two flights. no one has been hurt. american says it is inspecting 26 of its boeing 757 airliners and plans to check 11 others. >>> police arrested seven crew members from both the charter vote and ferry it collided with. all are now facing charges of endangering passengers. the chartered boat was taking workers from an electric company to watch holiday fireworks. >>> at the vatican the pope's former butler took the stand in his trial for leaking paper documents. paolo gabriela said he is innocent of aggravated theft but at the same time, he acknowledged copying the papers. prosecutors contend gabriel
fueling hatred of the united states and killing innocent civilians. officials say they have killed hundreds of militants behind attacks in neighboring afghanistan. >>> in peru joranvan der sloot says he got a woman pregnant but his attorneys deny it. is he serving a 28 year sentence for killing a woman. he is also the only suspect in the disappearance of natalee holloway in 2005. >> late game advice for the a's and giants someone who knows the pressure well. how retirement is treating tony. >> . >>> new, with bay area baseball teams on the edge of playoff oblivion one is watching a special interest. deborah caught up with tony and got his late inning advice. >> tony --. >> reporter: he is out of uniform for the first time in decades. tony, pitching his -- titled one last strike. >> story of the 2011 cardinals reminds me of the a's. >> reporter: his cardinals were a come from behind team that won it all after wife he retired. >> the a's this season astounded everybody too and he was relished watching them. >> reporter: swinging the bat with everything they have and they ran the
into the united states. the naturalized u.s. citizen traveled from japan to korea before landing in los angeles last friday where he was arrested. according to the "l.a. times," checked bags are typically x-rayed for explosives so other kinds of weapons can make it into planes cargo holds. >>> in jordan, some 150 u.s. troops are now on the border with syria. they intend to boost jordan's military capabilities, in the event that syria's civil war spills across the border. leon panetta said the u.s. is working with jordan. >>> in australia, the prime minister delivered a blistering 15 minute attack against the opposition leader in parliament today. they have traded accusations of sexism and massageny. the video has gone viral and twitter exploded with reaction. >>> in pakistan, outrage over the shooting of a 14-year-old girl led to protests across the country, and prayers. the teenager was shot and wounded by a taliban gunman yesterday. militants said she was targeted because of her support for education for girls. doctors removed a bullet from her head today, and say they are hopeful that she wi
are getting late word that the young girl shot in pakistan is being flown to the united states. hundreds rallied for support. the unspoken advocates for girl's rights was shot in the head back on october 9. she remains unconscious and on a ventilator. late tonight pakistani officials say that she needs prolonged care to fully recover. >>> from syrian rebels comes this video proporting the show the downing of a government jet by rebel fighters. rebels say the jet was shot down in alepro. evidence is growing that the syrian government is using russian made cluster bombs in densely populated areas. cluster bombs open and fly scattering smaller bombs over a wide area. many of those don't explode immediately posing a threat to civilians long afterward. >>> and in china more than 100 people were injured some suffering severe burning when fireworks rained down on a crowd. organizers had billed yesterday's fireworks as a low altitude and low pollution display. at least five people remain hospitalized tonight. an investigation is now under way into that accident. >>> california dairy farmers are
a lot of dialogue about the healthcare problems with the system in the united states. reporting live. >> new discoveries are surfacing from the pacific ocean thanks to the work of bay area scientists. reviewing footage taken by an under water robot. scientists say several deep sea creatures may be previously unknown species. there's a new sponge that looks something like an under water catcher's mit. >> we were listening to the giant's game. >> the researchers came across that sponge hit his grand slam. >> major drop off in temperatures for today with a fog making come back and more of an on shore breeze. still bigger changes into the weekend. right now just clouds on the increase. most bay area neighborhoods reporting partly to cloudy skies. overcast up towards santa rosa and petaluma. forecast headlines for tonight, low clouds really favoring the koeft. and patches heading inland. major coolings and extended rain returns and cool weather pattern it will stick around. overnight lows first thing saturday morning in the upper 40s to 50s under partly to mostly cloudy and drizzle out th
: memories for her growing up in france. now a chef who today became the first woman in the united states to earn two michelin stars for her understated restaurant on sillmore street. >> i was thrilled for me and my team. it was great. i did cry. >> reporter: she says her restaurant is an homage to her late father who taught her -- >> you can do whatever you want to do, and whatever gender you are, believe in yourself. >> reporter: new to the list, cakeo at knot hill. the first japanese woman to win a michelin star. >> it's not flashy business, unless you're a food network star. so we sweat a lot. we work hard. we usually work 15 hours a day. >> reporter: tonight at the launch part, rising stars cooked side by side with established celebrity names. the michelin guide director says the guide works to maintain high standards. >> they work anonymously, so no one knows who they are, and they always pay their checks. that gives us the opportunity to have an independent that no one else has. >> reporter: the director says it shows how san francisco has become a worldwide culinary destination. j
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